TransportationJan 14, 2016 11:46 AM By Mike O'Brien
In its continuing march toward setting up its own logistics and shipping operations, Amazon plans to acquire French package-delivery company Colis Privé.
TransportationJan 04, 2016 5:12 PM By Mike O'Brien
Because of a policy shift and a willingness to turn away last-minute volume, UPS had a better Christmas week 2015 on-time performance record than FedEx.
TransportationDec 18, 2015 2:54 PM By Mike O'Brien
Luring last-minute shoppers and merchants, Shopify and UberRUSH are offering free same-day delivery until Dec. 24 in New York, Chicago and San Francisco.
TransportationDec 17, 2015 4:45 PM By Mike O'Brien
UPS’s on-time performance fell from Dec. 6-12 compared to 2014, and FedEx and UPS rose slightly according to ShipMatrix, as holiday ecommerce volume flowed.
TransportationDec 10, 2015 10:27 AM By MCM Staff
December’s import cargo volume at major container ports will be the same as 2014 as stores bring in the last round of holiday merchandise, the NRF said.
TransportationNov 06, 2015 2:54 PM By Mike O'Brien
With Amazon reportedly looking to make its disruption move soon in the logistics game, what is their rationale, and how would it affect the major carriers?
TransportationNov 05, 2015 1:45 PM By MCM Staff
The U.S. Postal Service expects to deliver about 600 million packages this holiday season, up 10.5% over 2014, while hiring 30,000 to meet the peak demand.
TransportationOct 29, 2015 9:49 AM By Mike O'Brien
UPS expects holiday volume to grow 10%, as Q3 revenue dipped but profit grew through cost-cutting measures like expanded pickup locations, sort reductions.
TransportationOct 28, 2015 9:58 AM By Mike O'Brien
Joining the likes of Uber, Postmates and FedEx, Amazon is facing a lawsuit from contract delivery drivers who claim they should be classified as employees
TransportationOct 23, 2015 4:55 PM By Mike O'Brien
The union representing UPS pilots voted in favor of a strike to settle a four-year-long negotiation, as FedEx reached a six-year deal with its pilots union.
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